USB as Boot Drive and Setting up wireless

Sanjay Sodhi sanjay.sodhi at
Sat May 19 18:55:14 UTC 2007

With regards to booting, install GRUB or LILO to the MBR on /dev/hda1 and
point your root (/) to /dev/usb1, or something along those lines.

On 19/05/07, Preston Smith <prbasmith at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> With help from the replies I received concerning installation of Ubuntu
> on a USB drive, I have installed 7.04 on said drive.  While my HP Compaq
> Presario v2414 NR does allow me to set the USB drive to boot ahead of
> the Hard Drive, the BIOS resets the HD over the USB drive on reboot.
> Result is each time I want to boot into Ubuntu I must access the BIOS
> via F10 and change boot order.  Strange .....
> When Ubuntu is up and running my wireless is not working.  My problem is
> that I want to use WPA2-PSK Net Authentication and TKIP data encryption.
>   Of course this works in XP - how do I do it in Ubuntu or am I stuck
> with WEP?
> Thanks,
> Preston
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Sanjay Sodhi
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